There are plenty of things to do and attractions to see whilst you enjoy your stay in North Devon. Whether you want to sit and relax on a beach, or something more adventurous, you should have no trouble finding something to interesting and fun to do.

Many of the best attractions and places of interest are within walking distance or just a short drive from Highcliffe House.

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  • Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

    Ride the famous water-powered cliff railway up 862ft of track, and once at the top enjoy the stunning views of Exmoo...
  • Lynton Arts & Craft Centre

    Based in a beautifully converted old church, the Lynton Arts & Craft Centre promotes hand-made arts and crafts f...
  • Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

    For steam train enthusiasts the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway operates from Woody Bay Station which is three miles s...
  • Valley of Rocks

    Visiting the Valley of Rocks is a must when staying at Highcliffe House, our guests love it there. It has to be one ...
  • Exmoor

    Exmoor National Park straddles the north coast of Devon and Somerset with some of the most staggeringly beautiful la...
  • Watersmeet – National Trust

    Guests of Highcliffe House love the outstanding beauty and tranquillity of Watersmeet. Enjoy the majesty of its casc...
  • South West Coast Path

    The South West Coastal Path at 630 miles is Britain’s longest National Trail, running from Minehead in Somerse...
  • National Trust – Dunster Castle

    Another fantasic place to visit is the National Trust owned, Dunster Castle, it’s just a 30-minute beautiful d...
  • RHS Garden at Rosemoor

    Guests of Highcliffe House love to visit North Devon’s nine gardens, stretch from the edges of Exmoor to the tucked ...
  • Barle Valley Safaris

    Highcliffe House guests and wildlife lovers choose Barle Valley Safaris for an off road adventure taking leisurely t...
  • Damien Hirst’s Verity

    Damien Hirst’s 66 ft bronze sculpture ‘Verity‘ was erected in the seaside town of Ilfracombe where...
  • European Dark Sky Reserve

    Exmoor National Park has been designated an International Dark Sky Reserve by the International Dark-Sky Association...
  • Exmoor Endurance Run

    Coastal trail series in Exmoor National Park. Run 10k, a half marathon, a full marathon or an ultra through the west...
  • Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre

    A great hands-on opportunity for guests of Highcliffe House to experience the Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre and the c...
  • Lundy Island

    Highcliffe House guests can take a stunning boat ride to from Ilfracombe to Lundy Island, which is situated off the ...
  • National Trust – Arlington Court

    The National Trust owns several stunning country houses, open between Easter and the end of October, Arlington Court...
  • Nick Thorn Surfing school

    Try your hand at surfing and learn on one of North Devon’s most spectacular beaches with Nick Thorn Surfing School a...
  • Outovercott Riding Stables

    For more energetic activities horse riding is close to Highcliffe House and several facilities offer varying levels ...
  • Romantic Valentine’s Breaks in North Devon

    The North Devon coastline is rugged and beautiful and if you are looking for a romantic getaway in North Devon, High...
  • West Somerset Railway

    To the east at Minehead the West Somerset Railway runs standard gauge steam locomotives for twenty miles to Bishops ...
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